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Things To Do in Bakersfield, CA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Buena Vista Museum

Buena Vista Museum

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Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

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Kern County Fair

Kern County Fair

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North Kern Golf Course

North Kern Golf Course

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Sierra South Mountain Sports

Sierra South Mountain Sports

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AMC Bakersfield 6

AMC Bakersfield 6

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Bakersfield Museum of Art

Bakersfield Museum of Art

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Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

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McMurphy's Irish Pub

McMurphy's Irish Pub

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California Living Museum

California Living Museum

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The Marketplace

The Marketplace

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Professor Muldoon's Hot-Air Balloon Company

Professor Muldoon's Hot-Air Balloon Company

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Bakersfield Museum of Art

Bakersfield Museum of Art

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Local Resources in Bakersfield, CA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Fresno Pacific University Bakersfield Center

Fresno Pacific University Bakersfield Center

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Bakersfield Fire Department

Bakersfield Fire Department

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Health South Bakersfield Rehab Hospital

Health South Bakersfield Rehab Hospital

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KBFX-CA

KBFX-CA

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The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield Californian

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Golden Empire Transit District

Golden Empire Transit District

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Water Resources Department

Water Resources Department

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